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Full time | Leeds Arts University | 1 year | SEP

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

SEP

Key information
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Qualification type

MA - Master of Arts

Subject areas

Graphic Design

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

MA Graphic Design explores the fascinating relationship between design-led practice, industry engagement and critical analysis.

You will build a body of self-directed work informed by contemporary graphic design practice, and emerging debates within the field of design. Driven by problem analysis, critical debate and design innovation you will develop briefs, engage with an audience, and work collaboratively. Your investigation will explore the relationship between visual and contextual research, investigating the social, political and ethical contexts of your work.

You will be supported by a team with diverse research and practical interests within graphic design and visual culture, working closely with visiting industry professionals. You will source briefs, work with clients and apply your contextual and industry informed knowledge and understanding to question why graphic design needs to exist and who is the audience - the focus is on becoming a problem seeker not just a problem solver.

Modules

LAUMAGD701 - Product, Range and Distribution (30 Credits)
LAUMAGD702 - Research for Professional Context (30 Credits)
LAUMAGD703 - Design Industry (30 Credits)
LAUMAGD704 - Contextualising your Practice (30 Credits)
LAUMAGD705 - Design Practice (60 Credits)

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£9,250

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£15,700

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Students need an undergraduate UK honours degree or international equivalent in a subject related to their proposed course of study or; a degree-equivalent postgraduate diploma /professional qualification. Applicants who hold a Degree from another discipline or have experiential learning in lieu of a degree that can demonstrate appropriate knowledge and skills may also be considered for entry, subject to an interview and the submission of a satisfactory portfolio related work in support of their application.

University information

Leeds Arts University is one of the few independent arts universities in the UK, offering five specialist arts degrees at postgraduate level. These are MA Creative Practice, MA Curation Practices, MA Creature Design, MA Fine Art, MA Graphic Design, MA Graphic Novel and MA Photography. The University offers state-of-the-art facilities and resources that meet industry standards, including photography studios, Mac suites, printmaking workshops,...more

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